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Happy House

By: Abbot, Jane D.

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1920

Seller ID: 026060

Condition: Very Good


303 pp, (14), red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/color oval pastedown on front cover, dj cream w/blu lettering w/color illustrated front of same illustration as on the cover & frontispiece. List of titles on the reverse of the dj. The delightful story of two American girls, Ann and Nancy. They heal an old family quarrel and the old homestead becomes a happy house. dj chipped on cornrrs & slight rubbing. View more info

Boners : Being a Collection of Schoolboy Widom, or Knowledge as It Is Somertimes Written

By: Abingdon, Alexander

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Press: 1931

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 039730

Condition: Fair+


102 pp, dark red cloth boards w/black letters. A collection of schoolboy wisdom or knowledge as it is sometimes written compiled f/classrooms & exam papers. Book contains twenty illustratons by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel). This book was one of his earliest books. insect depredation along the front edge (1/4") of the front cover and spot on the spine 3/4" long and 1/4" wide and missing ffep. View more info

The House with Red Sails

By: Adelson, Leone

Price: $77.78

Publisher: New York, NY, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 031402

Condition: Very Good-


185 pp, light orange cloth covered boards w/red lettering, dj red-pink-wht w/wht-black lettering on spine & illustrated front & spine. A story about the three Norstrom children who lived in a house with red sails, a Chinese junk, the Amoy. The Amoy sailed the inland waterways from New York in the summer to Florida in the winter. They charged admission to tour the boat, but after a period of time the crowds grew smaller. The Norstroms then took on a passenger and things began to happen. The story is based on the adventures of a real American family that lived for many years on an actual Chinese... View more info

Aesop's Fables

By: Aesop and selected & edited by Harris, Laura

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Books: 1954

Seller ID: 039058

Condition: Very Good


91 pp, [2], glossy blu-brown-yel-red color illustrated boards w/blu spine and black lettering, color illustrated endpapers of various animals. A collection of forty-five fables, from The Fox and the Grapes, The Quack Frog, The Stag at the Pool, The Gnat and the Bull, The Vain Jackdaw, Golden Eggs, The Lark and the Farmer, the Hare and the Hound and many more. A fable is the kind of story that show us what happens as a result of foolish, greedy, selfish, or vain actions. The "people" in the fable are animals who talk and think and act very much the way humans do. prev owner's bo... View more info

Bridle the Wind

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: $14.41

Publisher: New York, NY, Delacorte Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022583

ISBN: 0385293011

Condition: Very Good


242 pp, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/black cloth spine w/gilt lettering, dj blu-green-brown w/red lettering w/color illustrated front & spine, dj several small chips along edge, dj spine slightly sunned. The adventures of thirteen-year-old Felix after he leaves England for his home in Spain. The story is set in Spain in the 1820s. View more info

Peter Rabbit and Jimmy Chipmunk #308

By: Albert, Virginia

Price: $106.25

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1918

Seller ID: 022689

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, orange papercovered boards w/black-blu-purple-green lettering w/color wraparound illustration, dj orange w/black-blu-purple-green w/wraparound color illustration, illustrated endpapers, book illustrated by Virginia Albert and the boards & dj are illustrated by Fern Bisel Peat, twelve color illustrations and numerous black-and-white illustrations, rubricated book (each section has red letter as the initial letter). Slight wear to corners of book, prev owner's name on ffep, some wear & rubbing to the edges of the dj, stain on back panel of dj by spine. View more info

Little Women or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy

By: Alcott, Louisa M. w/intro by Weeks, Edward

Price: $42.08

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1976

Edition: Collector's Edition

Seller ID: 037240

Condition: Fine


xiv, 429 pp, brown leather boards w/gilt lettering & deco, four raised ribs on the spine, light brown silk moiré endpapers, light brown silk bookmark ribbon, AEG (all edges gilt). The book is printed on archival quality paper and is acid-neutral. Book from the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series by the Easton Press. The story of the daily home life of four girls in a New England family. The March family is the author's own family, and the "little women" are herself and her sisters. View more info

The Story of a Bad Boy

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Company: 1927

Seller ID: 000475

Condition: Very Good


253 pp, bright paste-down front board with gilt outline, and gilt lettered spine, nice copy View more info

The Story of a Bad Boy

By: Aldrich, Thomas Bailey

Price: $10.20

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Company: 1927

Seller ID: 040200

Condition: Good+


253 pp, dark blu cloth covered boards w/bright paste-down front board with gilt border and with gilt lettering on the spine, blu-white illustrated endpapers. The story is autobiographical to suit the author's purpose. Tom Bailey's temperament and appetites were wholesome, his boyish pranks were never vicious or mean. missing color illustration page 132 View more info

The Meadow-Brook Girls Across Country : or the Young Pathfinders on a Summer Hike

By: Aldridge, Janet

Price: $11.69

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co,: 1913

Seller ID: 029426

Condition: Very Good


250 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/black lettering, frontispiece and with three interior illustrations. A group of five girls from New Hampshire have fun hiking and camping. The girls hike home from the Poconos, meeting the Tramp Club Boys along the way, and beating them in a walking contest. This is second book in the series of six. prev owner wrote on ffep, pages tanning. View more info

The Diamond Tree

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, Francis Alexander: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017313

Condition: Near Fine


39 pp, green cloth boards w/black letters & deco, SIGNED by author on the title page. Collection of poems. View more info

Witch, Goblin and Ghost are Back

By: Alexander, Sue

Price: $15.26

Publisher: New York, NY, Pantheon Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033214

Condition: Very Good


63 pp, glossy wht boards w/blk-red lettering w/color illustrated front & back panel. Collection of five I Am Reading short stories: The Winter Day, The Painting, Goblin's Fudge, The Meadow Day and Goblin's Raft Trip. View more info

Iin a New World : or Among the Gold-Fields of Australia

By: Alger Jr., Horatio

Price: $148.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Porter & Coates: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007479

Condition: Very Good


323 pp, brown cloth boards w/black-yel deco & lettering, slate coated (cooked) endpapers. Three illustrations in text plus frontispiece. Book from the "New World Series" of Alger's books. Present title is last title listed on the copyright page. Bennett #82. slight shelf wear to btm of crnrs. View more info

Mark Mason's Victory or the Trials and Triumphs of a Telegraph Boy

By: Alger Jr., Horatio

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, A. L. Burt Company, Publishers:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 049859

Condition: Very Good


[1], 308 pp, [10 pp ads], grey cloth covered boards w/a full color illustrated applique is pasted on the front cover of a boy on the cowcatcher of train engine picking up a girl from the track, black lettering on the spine w/red hatch pattern below title and boy with capped head. Plain endpapers, Mark Mason, the telegraph boy, was a sturdy, honest lad, who pluckily won his way to success by his honest manly efforts under many difficulties. the applique has the JWD initials of the artist in the lower right hand corner of the applique. book published from 1900 to 1910 based on 52-58 Duane ... View more info

Callie Shaw, Stable Boy

By: Alter, Judy

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 030463

ISBN: 1571680926

Condition: Near Fine


188 pp, glossy blu-tan-green-black wraparound color illustration, SIGNED by the author. Callie follows her fierce determination to work with horses by posing as a boy named Caleb and getting a job in a stable. View more info

The First People in the World

By: Ames, Gerald and Wyler, Rose

Price: $14.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1958

Seller ID: 049499

Condition: Very Good


48 pp, quarterbound w/green-brown-white papercovered front panel and w/black clothcovered spine, green rear panel. Story about the early people and animals of the world. View more info

Ben and Me : a New and Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin as Written By His Good Mouse Amos

By: Amos and edited by Lawson, Robert

Price: $26.78

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Company: 1939

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 049683

Condition: Very Good


x, 114 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/dark brown lettering on spine & front panel, dark brown illustration on the front panel, illustrated endpapers. Story about Benjamin Franklin written by Amos, and how Amos invented the things that Benjamin was credited with. prev owner's name on FPD, light soiling to the boards. View more info

The Tinder Box

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $13.39

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown & Company: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 030382

ISBN: 0316039381

Condition: Near Fine


31 pp, quarterbound w/grey boards w/yel spine, glossy green dj w/gilt-wht lettering w/color illustrated front & back covers. A retelling of Andersen's classic tale of a brave soldier who finds love and fortune in a magic tinderbox. View more info

The Snow Queen

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: $40.38

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1942

Seller ID: 040432

Condition: Very Good


63 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/blue lettering & ilustration, blue endpapers w/white snowflake illustrations. With six full page color illustrations. A collection of seven stories: 1) Which tells of a Mirror and its Fragments, 2) A Little Boy and a Little Girl, 3) The Flower Garden of the woman who knew Magic, 4) the Prince and the Princess, 5) The Little Robber Girl, 6) The Lapp Woman and the Finn Woman, 7) What Happened in the Snow Queen's Castle and What happened afterwards. prev owner's bookplate on the front pastedown View more info

The Classic Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales

By: Andersen, Hans Christian and retold by Black, Sheila

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Courage Books: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012869

Condition: Very Good


56 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering, dj wht-blk spine w/full color pictorial front. Collection of nine fairy tales f/Hans Christian Andersen: the emperor's new clothes, thumbelina, the princess & the pea, the steadfast tin soldier, the fir tree, the little mermaid, the nightingale, the little match girl and the ugly duckling. dj one half inch by two inch on front panel. View more info